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The Rooster Crows – November 24, 2017

Weather!  When there’s nothing else to discuss, folks can always talk about the weather.  There’s nothing that can be done about it, but talking about it diverts attention from finding real solutions for real problems, and relieves some of the guilt felt for putting off real work to worry about nonsense.  That being said, the […]

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The Rooster Crows – October 27, 2017

Well, it couldn’t last forever.  The weather had been lingering in Indian Summer for the first 3 weeks of October, but hit that tipping point this week when it finally let go of any emotional attachment to Summer and resigned itself to the inevitable march into Winter.  Winter hasn’t set in just yet, but the […]

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The Rooster Crows – July 28, 2017

The Rainfall this past week has been of the “hit and miss” variety, mostly miss with just enough hit to keep the crop, and hope, alive. The thunderstorm that rolled through on Friday night and early Saturday morning, July 21 & 22, left about ¼ inch in Rutland, .4 at the Mike Anderson farm northeast […]

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The Rooster Crows – September 30, 2016

Combines have been moving at top speed as local farmers were threshing out the 2016 soybean crop this past week.  On Monday morning the Gulleson Brothers were at work on the old Brown Farm 2½ miles east of town, while Jake Erickson and his Dad, Larry, were at work on the bean field on the […]

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The Rooster Crows – September 23, 2016

This week in The Rooster Crows: soybean harvest is well underway; a 1929 Model A Ford can be bought for restoration; former residents stop in town to visit their old haunts and visit with old friends; Uffda Day preparation is still going strong; tall tales from residents are shared; comments on the Presidential race and upcoming debate; and other area news.

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